ANCHORAGE MAN SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON FOR FEDERAL KIDNAPPING, CARJACKING, AND FIREARMS OFFENSES
From the U.S. Attorney’s Office:
Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced today that an Anchorage man hasbeen sentenced in federal court after being convicted of multiple charges related to the October 2016kidnapping, carjacking, and shooting of two individuals.
Matthew James Scharber, 36, of Anchorage, was sentenced today by Chief U.S. District Judge Timothy M. Burgess, to serve a term of life in prison, plus an additional 10 years on the firearms offense. In December 2017, Scharber pleaded guilty on all five counts of the indictment, which included conspiracy to commit kidnapping, kidnapping, carjacking, and possessing, brandishing, and discharging a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence.
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